Renal Diet Guidelines

Kidney and renal friendly diet

Kidney Friendly Mexican Recipe

Today I want to share a yummy vegetarian recipe packed with high-quality plant protein, Tempeh. Currently, digestibility corrected amino acid score (DIAAS) is a worldwide acknowledged approach for determining protein quality and proteins with DIAAS equal to or higher than 75 are defined as high-quality according to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United …

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Sour cherries for gout, arthritis, and kidney disease

Sour Cherries, Gout and Kidney Disease

Sour cherries are one of my favourite fruits to eat when they are in season! I have always liked the slight tart taste of sour cherries but what is even more important is the amazing health benefits that these little cherries pack into their delicious red bodies. So while most of you might have eaten …

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Can I Drink Coffee if I have Kidney Disease?

There is quite a lot of debate surrounding the health effects of coffee, one minute we’re being told coffee is good for us and the next minute that it’s bad. So where does the truth lie? There are a variety of reasons why there might be so many conflicting reports about coffee- different study designs, …

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Treating Kidney Disease in Our Pets

Every now and then we get an email asking if our protocol and supplements can help our furry four-legged friends. The short answer is yes. Being an animal lover I have advised and treated many patient’s beloved pets with kidney disease with great success. So let’s dive into how kidney disease affects the furrier members …

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Cholesterol and Kidney disease

Cholesterol & Why Size Matters!

Cholesterol has a bad reputation due to it mostly being known for its role in heart disease, but cholesterol is actually vital to our health and well-being and we would not be alive without it. There is a lot more to cholesterol levels than meets the eye, and high cholesterol does not automatically increase your …

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MICROBIOME AND kidney and renal disease and function

What does your gut health have to do with your kidneys?

If you’ve ever seen a naturopath, you probably noticed that we’re a bit obsessed with gut health. Over 2000 years ago Hippocrates, the father of medicine said, ‘All disease begins in the gut’ and with more and more research into the gut microbiome and its role in health and disease, it appears that he wasn’t …

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